2022 Martinez Sewer Renovation Project Phase 7


SCH Number
Public Agency
Central Contra Costa Sanitary District
Document Title
2022 Martinez Sewer Renovation Project Phase 7
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The Project will replace approximately 6,400 feet of small diameter sewer mains, maintenance access structures, and other related public sewer work within public rights- of-way and private easements. Central San staff prepared the plans and specifications for the Project. Construction methods primarily include open trench, pipe bursting, horizontal directional drilling, and cured- in- place pipe. Most of the construction work will be focused on Alhambra Avenue near the downtown area to Alhambra High School.

Contact Information

Agency Name
Central Contra Costa Sanitary District (Central San)
Job Title
Environmental Coordinator
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant / Parties Undertaking Project


Contra Costa
Northern California, San Francisco Bay Area
Other Location Info
Numerous streets on or near Alhambra Avenue

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15302 and Section 15061(b)(3)
Reasons for Exemption
At its October 20, 2022, meeting, the Central San Board of Directors independently found that this project is exempt from CEQA under Central San CEQA Guidelines Section 15302 because it involves replacement of existing facilities at substantially the same locations and with the same purpose and level of activity as the facilities being replaced. Any capacity increases are for nongrowth inducing, wet weather purposes. The Project also is exempt under Central San CEQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3), since it can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility that the activity in question may have a significant effect on the environment. This certainty is based on Central San's experience with numerous sewer construction projects of this nature, the relatively short distances involved, and Central San's impact-limiting construction specifications. These specifications are standardized general and special conditions that are made part of the Project bid documents to address environmental considerations, such as protecting trees and riparian areas, as well as compliance with applicable federal, state, county, district, municipal and local laws, ordinances, orders, and regulations.
County Clerk
Contra Costa


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